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ResolveJoinStrategyHints Logical Resolution Rule

ResolveJoinStrategyHints is a logical resolution rule to resolve UnresolvedHints logical operators with JoinStrategyHints.

ResolveJoinStrategyHints is a Catalyst rule for transforming logical plans (Rule[LogicalPlan]).

ResolveJoinStrategyHints is part of Hints batch of rules of Logical Analyzer.

Creating Instance

ResolveJoinStrategyHints takes the following to be created:

ResolveJoinStrategyHints is created when:

Executing Rule

  plan: LogicalPlan): LogicalPlan

apply traverses the given logical query plan to find UnresolvedHint operators with names that are the hintAliases of the supported JoinStrategyHints.

For UnresolvedHints with no parameters, apply creates a ResolvedHint (with HintInfo with just the name).

For UnresolvedHints with parameters, apply accepts two types of parameters:

apply applyJoinStrategyHint to create a ResolvedHint.

apply is part of the Rule abstraction.


  plan: LogicalPlan,
  relationsInHint: Set[Seq[String]],
  relationsInHintWithMatch: mutable.HashSet[Seq[String]],
  hintName: String): LogicalPlan



// FIXME Review the example to use ResolveJoinStrategyHints and other hints

// Use Catalyst DSL to create a logical plan
import org.apache.spark.sql.catalyst.dsl.plans._
val plan = table("t1").join(table("t2")).hint(name = "broadcast", "t1", "table2")
scala> println(plan.numberedTreeString)
00 'UnresolvedHint broadcast, [t1, table2]
01 +- 'Join Inner
02    :- 'UnresolvedRelation `t1`
03    +- 'UnresolvedRelation `t2`

import org.apache.spark.sql.catalyst.analysis.ResolveHints.ResolveJoinStrategyHints
val resolver = new ResolveJoinStrategyHints(spark.sessionState.conf)
val analyzedPlan = resolver(plan)
scala> println(analyzedPlan.numberedTreeString)
00 'Join Inner
01 :- 'ResolvedHint (broadcast)
02 :  +- 'UnresolvedRelation `t1`
03 +- 'UnresolvedRelation `t2`
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